Upcoming Webinar: Case Study - How Hancock Physician's Network Enhanced & Standardized their Vaccine Program

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 by Miranda Allen

In 2016, Hancock Physician’s Network (HPN) set out to improve their vaccine program through the implementation of temperature monitoring and medical-grade refrigeration. The goal was to...

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The American Academy of Pediatrics Shares What’s New in the 2018 CDC Vaccine Storage & Handling Toolkit

Posted on Mar 30, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Earlier this year, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) introduced an updated Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit. The first toolkit was released after a United States Department of Health study...

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Characteristics of Hazardous Drugs Infographic

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Hazardous drugs are defined as drugs which involve risks when handled in occupational settings. Workers exposed to hazardous drugs are to be informed of the hazardous chemicals in the drugs they...

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4 Steps to Creating a Hazardous Drug Working Group

Posted on Mar 09, 2018 by Miranda Allen

The National Institute for Occupational Safety (NIOSH) hazardous drug (HD) list has been around since 2004 and was last updated in 2016 when 34 new drugs were added to the list. The list contains...

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6 Valuable Resources in the 2018 CDC Vaccine Storage & Handling Toolkit

Posted on Mar 01, 2018 by Miranda Allen

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a new version of the vaccine storage and handling toolkit this January. You can access it through the link at the end of this post. The new toolkit...

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CDC Speaks on this Difficult Flu Season and Warns the Worst is yet to Come

Posted on Feb 20, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Caused by viruses, flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. The influenza season began in October and activity is now widespread in...

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New Data Shows how Hazardous Drug Contamination is Putting Pharmacists and Nurses at Risk

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Although the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) pushed the implementation date of USP Chapter <800> out to 2019, new data provides a push to implement the chapter as soon as possible to...

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How to Implement Refrigerated Medication Safety in your Hospital Utilizing LEAN Methodology

Posted on Feb 08, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Storage of refrigerated medications and vaccines throughout the hospital can prove to be extremely challenging. While ambient mediations are typically stored in automated dispensing cabinets,...

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Top Pharmacy Blog Posts 2017

Posted on Feb 02, 2018 by Miranda Allen

We rounded up our top pharmacy blog posts for 2017. Pharmacists were reading about USP General Chapter 797, USP General Chapter 800, and vaccine storage. Our customers help us stay on the...

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CDC Releases the 2018 Vaccine Storage & Handling Toolkit

Posted on Jan 25, 2018 by Miranda Allen

In 2012 The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services measured vaccine temperatures at various locations across the country to assess storage conditions. During a 2 week period, they found that...

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